Glee’s Alex Newell From Boston: Are His Family and Friends Safe?
The country is still in shock over the tragic events at The Boston Marathon on April 15, where two explosions injured over 170 runners and bystanders. The FBI have yet to apprehend a suspect in the explosions, which caused mass mayhem in Boston as family members tried to locate their loved ones.
Many people have friends and family in the area, including Glee's Alex Newell (Unique), who is originally from Beantown. Luckily, Alex's family are safe and sound.
"Well I got final word that everyone I know that all my family and friends in Boston that were there are all safe!" Alex tweeted on April 16. "God is good! #pray4boston."
We're beyond relieved that Alex's loved ones are safe, but our thoughts continue to go out to those who weren't as lucky. Make sure to stay tuned into the news for the latest coverage about the Boston explosions, and if you're in a position to help, head over to The One Fund Boston, Inc, which was set up by Massachusetts' Governor and Boston's Mayor in order to aid the people most affected by the tragedy. You can also get in touch with loved ones through The Red Cross.